From Bryn Greenwood–if you’re not paying attention, the short version of the story is that the end of net neutrality is a bad, bad thing. Here’s an article on registering a protest with the FCC. If you’re a reasonable social conscious person, let’em have your name–they have it anyway–and let them know that the status quo is fine by you.
I keep seeing people posting images in support of net neutrality, but beyond making people more aware that big money interests are trying to create fast and slow lanes on the internet, those images don’t do much to stop it from happening.
What can you, as a lone private citizen, do to protect net neutrality? The answer is surprisingly easy. You can tell the FCC that you want net neutrality. Courtesy of my friend Lucy Pick, here are the simple instructions for doing that.
1. Visit the FCC’s website here: http://fcc.gov/comments
2. Look for Proceeding 14-28
3. Enter your personal information. Yes, you will need to speak up as a citizen, and that means the FCC wants your name and address. Don’t be more scared than you are any other time you divulge this to the federal government.
4. In the comments section write, “I want internet service providers…
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